Expanded DNA alphabet wins Science award

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U~T San Diego By Bradley J. Fikes Production of an expanded DNA alphabet in a reproducing life form is the science breakthrough of the year, according to an online vote held by Science magazine. Scripps Research Institute scientists Floyd Romesberg and Denis…  Read More

Skycatch on the main stage at Autodesk University

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We had the honor of having our mining work featured this past week during the closing keynote at Autodesk University in Las Vegas.  This is the premier event for companies and practitioners involved in computer aided design, planning and construction, with attendance…  Read More

Facebook Video Autoplay Goes Mobile; AppNexus Reorganizes

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AdExchanger App Install Ads, Now In Video Facebook added some features to help developers manage and promote their apps. There are three core changes: Facebook is extending autoplay video to its mobile app install ad units, supporting reach and frequency…  Read More

Investor Sees Possible Big Payoff In Small Surface Boat

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Nov 14, 2014 Michael Fabey Aviation Week While Wall Street continues to count the costs of U.S. defense investments in traditional contractors with established programs, Avalon Ventures is betting that Juliet Marine Systems’ new Ghost small-attack craft is worth the…  Read More

Targeted Ads? TV Can Do That Now Too

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Data That Combine Viewing and Shopping Habits Help Marketers Zero In on Hispanic Bacon Lovers By STEVEN PERLBERG Nov. 20, 2014 1:01 p.m. ET The marketing minds at Choice Hotels International Inc., which owns Comfort Inn and Sleep Inn, used to figure…  Read More

Skycatch and Avalon Ventures: A Match Made in Innovation

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When Rich Levandov, Managing Director at Avalon Ventures, connected with Skycatch CEO, Christian Sanz, it didn’t take long for them to realize that the two companies would have a future.   Levandov was already interested in the UAV space and…  Read More

Get ready for ‘Drone Nation’

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  In demand by Fortune 500 companies and heavily funded by Silicon Valley, unmanned aircraft are rapidly invading the world of business. By Clay Dillow Fortune Magazine We’re taking the drone out for a spin. It’s a sun-drenched Friday in…  Read More

New Feature from Redbooth Helps Employees Connect

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Gerry McGovern’s Master Class: Achieving the Holy Grail of Website Self-Service (Oct 30th) By Kelly Bilodeau CMS Wire  The workplace is changing. By 2016, Forrester Research predicts nearly half of all US employees will log in to work from home or a…  Read More

Shipbuilders Bet on Radical Hull Designs to Defeat Swarming Boat Threat

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National Defense Magazine Earlier this year, satellite imagery revealed Iran’s construction of a full-size USS Nimitz-class aircraft carrier replica, which was created so that swarms of high-speed Iranian boats could practice destroying it. Defeating that threat will require a different kind…  Read More

Kaltura Announces Formation of Accessibility Advisory Board

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Company Partners with 10 Leading Education Institutions to Advance Video Standards and Accessibility for All Learners in Video Marketwired NEW YORK, NY–(Marketwired – September 24, 2014) – Kaltura, the leading video technology platform (www.kaltura.com), whose system is deployed in hundreds of…  Read More

PARTNERS INVEST $20M TO LAUNCH 2 BIOTECHS IN SAN DIEGO

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La Jolla’s Avalon, drug giant funding life-science startups By Bradley J. Fikes San Diego Union Tribune Building on their groundbreaking partnership, Avalon Ventures in La Jolla and the British pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline announced Monday that they have jointly invested $20…  Read More